Questions tagged [firefox]

Recommendations for applications, extensions, and plugins related to Mozilla's Firefox web browser.

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Firefox add-on to block browser caching but have exceptions for individual whitelisted domains/URLs?

I have a good reason to want to disable caching by default in my browser. (It's a particular approach to privacy whereby for sites I don't visit that often or log into, disabling cache prevents them ...
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Is there a proper addon for Firefox which keeps browsing history forever?

At the moment original browsing history component of Firefox looks pretty sad. It doesn't keep history forever. In the past it was something like places.history.expiration.max_pages;151042. Today I ...
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Firefox extension to bind a site to a tab

I’d like to be able to associate a tab with a site in the sense that: When a site’s page is opened in a new tab, the associated tab is reused instead. When an associated tab tries to open an URL that ...
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PixelBlock alternative for Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 57. I'm looking for software that blocks the 1x1 pixels that cause the HTTP{S} fetches that are used to track users. The product I used in the past is called PixelBlock. I searched ...
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Block all images in Firefox but see only those I want

I want to block all images in Firefox except a few I choose. I found the Image Block add-on, but if I use that I can't see where the images were. I prefer something like the Show Selected Images add-...
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Is there an open-source Chrome / Firefox extension that tracks Gmail message opens and clicks?

I've seen various Chrome or Firefox extensions that allow tracking Gmail messages so that I can know when a recipient views (or clicks on links within) an email. For example: Yesware getsidekick.com ...
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View cookies on Android Firefox?

I want to view cookies on Firefox on Android to troubleshoot a website development issue. I've done a search through Firefox's interface, and found a number of matches about deleting cookies, but ...
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Syncing Firefox and Google Chrome Browser Bookmarks

I am looking for good solutions for syncing Google Chrome and Firefox Bookmarks. I currently use XMarks, but sometimes it is "stuck". A solution which lets me recover without losing data would be OK....
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Program or extension to save Google News archive images?

Ok, kind of a detailed question. I use the google news archive a lot and I printscreen and paste what I want to save and I usually have to merge two or three parts together to get the complete object....
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SSB for Firefox? Like Prism or Epichrome?

Epichrome is a fantastic solution for site-specific browsers (AKA SSBs). Yet, I prefer Firefox to Chrome due to its great extensibility. Also, even though Epichrome is great, it has problems like ...
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Replacement for TableTools addon (Firefox)

As described in my other question (see there for some background), I need replacements for some Firefox addons which should work with v57+ – i.e. they should be Web Extensions. In this case here, my ...
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Firefox extension that warns me when I “like” a Facebook post which is not “friends-only”

I want a Firefox extension that warns me every time I try to "like" a post which is not "friends-only". Context In Facebook, people can make their posts: Public Visible to friends-of-friends ...
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Firefox extension to allow efficient searches?

Firefox just got updated to version 43. With that update, perhaps the most useful extension, Quick Search Bar, no longer works. The developer has stated that he does not want to get it working, but ...
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Single sign-on password manager with multi-field (Firefox) support

Some of my accounts require multiple fields such as username and a separate ID in addition to a password to login. KeeFox (improving the collaboration of Firefox and Keepass) supports this just fine, ...
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REST client for Firefox with “Projects” feature (equivalent for Advanced Rest Client)

I'm looking for some Firefox extension that works like a REST client equivalent to Advanced Rest Client in Chrome. I already tried the RESTClient and Rest Easy. They work fine, but both having ...
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Warn me when I open new pages and when I’m staying too long on the same page

I want Firefox to show me some kind of message each time I open a new link. It would also be great if some message could pop-up/flash if I'm on an open tab for more than X minutes. My purpose is ...
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Firefox plugin that remembers upload source directory with a finer grain than per website

When I upload a file from Flickr, I choose the file from a directory (let's call it DirectoryFlicker) of my local computer. The second time I will want to upload a file to Flickr, Firefox will have ...
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Firefox add-on to check SSL certificates for changes

I am looking for a Firefox add-on that checks SSL serial numbers or fingerprints and reports changes to the user. I realise that SSL certificates can change at any time for many legitimate reasons, ...
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Replacement for ServerSwitcher addon (Firefox)

With v57 in November, a bunch of Firefox addons will stop working due to the drop of support for the addon API (switch to WebExtensions). Because of that, and the API still not being "stable", many ...
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Firefox extension to track network requests across tabs

Can anyone recommend a Firefox extension that allows the user to track network requests across tabs? In other words, let's say you are in Firefox, and you right-click on this link and select Open ...
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how to always load any url/link of a domain in reader view in Firefox?

I visit wuxiaworld.com & spend a lot of time reading pages on the site in Reader View in Firefox I have subscribed to RSS feed of the website & when I click on it, the page opens in Firefox,...
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Chrome or firefox extension that will mute/decrease volume at louder parts of a youtube video?

Examples: An advertisement video on youtube that happens to be noticeably louder than the current video you are listening to. Say there is a movie on youtube. There will be quieter, more peaceful ...
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Software or web-app to test browser loading speed (independently from network speed)

I've noticed that Firefox has been feeling a bit slow lately. Setting up a clean profile shows that it certainly is not Firefox itself. Without any extensions installed, Firefox is blazingly fast. ...
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Firefox plugin to flash line when scrolling a page at a time

I often use the space bar for scrolling pages in Firefox. When I have read the last line in the browser window I scroll down a page with the space bar so that the last line becomes the top line. So ...
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Android application to browse the web using a physical keyboard

Recently I got an Android tablet, which I intend to use as a paper reader as well as a portable workstation. It can't substitute a desktop Linux but with a bluetooth keyboard and terminal IDE there ...
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Exclude user-specified bookmark folders from Firefox URL autocomplete or URL suggestion functions?

As far as I know, there is currently no way to make Firefox ignore specific bookmark folders for the autocomplete or suggestions functions in the Location Bar (aka urlbar). The user can either allow ...
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Manage Flash player with multimedia keys

I listen to music online. Streaming services usually provide a Flash player to manage the stream (pause, go to next track, alter volume, etc.). This player can’t be managed from multimedia keyboard ...
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Keepalive for website that automatically logs you out too quickly

There's a site I requent that automatically logs you out after a few minutes of inactivity. Due to the way I use it I don't interact for long times because I'm reading its lengthy text. I need some ...
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IVONA add-on for Firefox

I have set up IVONA Text-to-Speech (version 1.6.3). There is an integration section in the settings of the reader and there I can integrate it with Firefox, but it doesn't work. So I want to ask do ...
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Notify when RDFa is used, then display the triples in a human-readable way

I’m looking for a free/libre Firefox add-on (not a bookmarklet/userscript): I want to get notified when the current page contains RDFa markup, for example by highlighting an icon in the interface (...
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Utility to reflow textarea content in browser

Is there any Firefox extension or Greasemonkey script that would make it possible to reflow paragraphs in a textarea content in Forefox? To be clear, I mean like the "Reflow Paragraph" function of ...
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Looking for a Firefox extension to block nuisance in-page overlay popups

I'd search for this in the Firefox extension list myself if I knew what "nuisance in-page overlay popups" are formally known as. Usually they darken or blur the rest of the web page behind them and ...
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Firefox extension to always open a link in the same tab

Please recommend a Firefox Web Extension that allows the user to always open a link in the same tab. I'm open to any way for it to be enabled. The functionality can be "always on", meaning it ...
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New tab graphic design inspiration for Firefox

I'm looking for an extension that would give me graphic design inspiration in each new tab. (It could be one design, it could be several -- that doesn't matter to me much. But it should be current.) ...
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Firefox Quantum multiple Monitor Fullscreen

Is there a software (add-on, standalone, script, whatever) to put the current Firefox (Quantum I think) into fullscreen on a desktop stretched across multiple monitors? It must run on a 2x2 Kiosk mode ...
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Firefox add-on that suspends inactive tabs, to use less cpu

Looking at Firefox add-on that suspends inactive tabs, to use less memory I tried out Dormancy. It does what it says on the box, but to me the reload is fairly annoying. I would rather just have the ...
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Firefox-Quantum-compatible extension for directly saving links to Google Drive

I would like to find a Firefox-Quantum-compatible extension that allows you to directly add files from links to Google Drive without first downloading them to the local computer and then manually ...
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Block certain words and bad language in a webpage and remove the text that is not related to the subject matter of the page

I have 3 questions: On some webpages, even on popular sites, sometimes bad words come up, how to block them? And also, on some webpages, even on popular sites, sometimes such language is written that ...
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Firefox similar tool to Chome JavaScript Tracker

I'm looking for a Firefox tool that has the same features as Google Chrome extension: JavaScript Tracker, i.e. can investigate which JS code causes a DOM modification on the specified element.
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Downloader extension for Chrome or Firefox that limits speed of downloads?

I'm looking for a downloader extension for Chrome or Firefox that limits the speed of downloads. DownThemAll did that perfectly until a recent version change on Firefox that made it incompatible, and ...
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Firefox Websocket inspection

Goal/Requirements I want to inspect websocket messages with the latest Firefox. I don't want to switch browsers. The situation is kind of messed up for me. I really don't want to move to closed-source ...
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plugin for firefox to highlight text

I want plugin to firefox, which would allow me simply to highlight text on the websites and it woudn't disappear, after next launch.
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Tab extract extension on Firefox

Is there a similar extension on Firefox that lets you extract all tabs with certain URL to a new window like Tab Extract for Chrome?
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Simple feed icon for Firefox

I am looking for an add-on that serves a simple feed icon. All I want is an icon/button in the button bar that is highlighted or blinking in any way when any of my feeds has new content. I don't ...
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Browser hijack protection for Firefox (BrowserProtect is dead)

I installed K-Lite Codec pack and it installed Bing(R) as a search provider and reset my homepage to Bing (in Firefox, but not PaleMoon). I don't like or use Bing. While this isn't the most ...
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Firefox add-on to save contents of different websites in to different locations in computer

I frequently visit several websites and download documents like PDF and DOCX. The files downloaded are always saved to the downloads location. I know that I can choose "always ask" option in General ...
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Firefox: how to display more download status in the drop-down menu of downloads

I'm talking about the drop-down menu that can be displayed by hitting the Downloads button that's a gray or blue, downward arrow icon, with the tooltip that says "Display the progress of ongoing ...
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Extension or tweak to change Firefox handling of bad or self-signed certificates

Firefox freaks out when a site has a self-signed certificate, or if there are any other number of problems or "problems" with a site's certificate. It's behavior is to change the whole page, hide any ...
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Firefox solution for opening links in Chromium (supporting multiple user accounts)

I need a solution (add-on etc.) for Firefox that allows me to open links in Chromium. I’m using multiple user accounts (not profiles) in Chromium, so the add-on should allow me to select in which ...
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Tool to help automatize web tasks?

I would like to automatize web tasks which normally should be achieved by a web browser, for example video upload to a certain video sharing website. I would like to make a pure command line program, ...